Monday Night Raw – December 13, 1993: The Savage Stereotype

Monday Night Raw Date: December 13, 1993 Location: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Cornette With Bobby Heenan gone, it’s probably time to start the very long running tradition of rotating commentators to go with Vince. Other than that we’re getting close to the start of the build to the Royal […]

Monday Night Raw – January 31, 1994: The Tax And Coin Toss Show

Monday Night Raw Date: January 31, 1994 Location: Fernwood Resort, Bushkill, Pennsylvania Attendance: 1,600 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Irwin R. Schyster We’re finally on a new taping cycle and that means we’re getting ready to start the build towards Wrestlemania X. In that case we need to have some clarification on the World Title situation, which […]

Royal Rumble 1994: As Weird As Undertaker Ever Got (And That’s Saying Something)

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase This is one of those shows where the good stuff is good but the bad stuff is REALLY bad. The main idea here is that someone has to stop Yokozuna, and it’s going to […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXVI: Hasta La Bye Bye Shawn

Wrestlemania XXVI Date: March 28, 2010 Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona Attendance: 72,219 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker Here’s a pretty different show from last year. This is a double main event with a Taker vs. Shawn II and Cena vs. Batista II, the latter one being for the Raw Title. […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIII: This Might Be My Favorite Match Ever

Wrestlemania XIII Date: March 23, 1997 Location: Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 18,197 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler There’s a very strong case that this is the night where the Attitude Era began. I’m not sure if that’s the case but it beats almost anything else for second place. The alleged main event […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XII:

Wrestlemania XII Date: March 31, 1996 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 18,853 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is all about Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart. The main event is an hour long Iron Man Match with Bret defending against the absolutely on fire Shawn Michaels. Since returning last May, Shawn has hit a […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XI: Hang on a Second

Wrestlemania XI Date: April 2, 1995 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,305 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is one of the dark Wrestlemanias in that it was a very bad time for the company. That being said, the show was very well received and wound up being kind of a saving grace […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania X: We’re Sorry Bret

Wrestlemania X Date: March 20, 1994 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,065 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Anyone that has read my stuff over the years knows that I believe Wrestlemania X7 to be the undisputed best show ever. This is one of the small handful of shows that I […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IX: It Really Is That Bad

Wrestlemania IX Date: April 4, 1993 Location: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 16,981 Commentators: Jim Ross, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan We’re into the Monday Night Raw era as things are definitely shifting to a new generation. The main event tonight is Bret Hart defending the title against the new monster known as Yokozuna. Other […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania VIII: Who Needs Hogan?

Wrestlemania VIII Date: April 5, 1992 Location: Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana Attendance: 62,167 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan We’re into another huge stadium here and the interesting thing is that Hogan, while in the final match, isn’t in the title scene at all. We’ve got a double main event here of Hogan vs. Sid in […]